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I. The National Museum of History (hereinafter referred to as the Museum) has established these guidelines to enhance services for visitors, ensuring the cultural rights of the public.

II. Children under six years old must be accompanied by an adult to enter the exhibition area. It is advisable for adults to accompany children ages six to twelve, and accompanying adults should always be mindful of children’s safety.

III.Visitors with discounted tickets or free admission should voluntarily present identification documents upon entry; those unable to verify eligibility will not enjoy the benefits.

IV. To maintain safety and the quality of the visit, the exhibition areas have designated flow lines and control measures. The Museum may arrange and guide visitors’ entry or adjust the viewing routes as needed. When entering the Museum, visitors should adhere to the relevant guidelines outlined in these instructions.

V. The use of flash, supplementary lighting equipment, tripods, selfie sticks, and other auxiliary devices is prohibited for photography or filming in the exhibition area. Items not permitted for photography will be clearly marked with prohibition signs. During photography or filming, visitors must not obstruct viewing paths or interfere with the rights of others.

VI.For commercial or special-purpose photography or filming, an application must be submitted to the Museum in advance.

VII. The Museum reserves the right to advise, intervene, refuse entry, or request departure for individuals engaging in the following behaviors:

(I)Bringing pets (except guide dogs and guide dog puppies), creating pollution, carrying dangerous items, large items, long-handled umbrellas, luggage (please deposit such items in the designated storage area), or other objects deemed by the Museum to affect the order of exhibition visits.

(II)Smoking, chewing gum, or betel nut consumption.

(III)Eating outside designated dining areas.

(IV)    Creating noise (communication devices or electronic devices should be adjusted to mute), shouting, pushing, running, lying on seats, or littering.

(V)    Touching artifacts and paintings.

(VI)    Climbing, damaging, or vandalizing exhibited items or improper use of experiential facilities.

(VII)    Willful damage to Museum facilities, or writing, carving, posting, climbing, or damaging flowers, trees, lawns, landscapes, and facilities on walls or trees.

(VIII)    Unauthorized touching, use, or entry into facilities or areas marked as prohibited.

(IX)    Remaining in the Museum after closing hours.

(X)    Conducting election campaigns or other gatherings, speeches, parades, sales, distribution of advertisements, promotional materials, or other commercial activities without the Museum’s permission.

(XI)    Any other behavior that interferes with the Museum’s management, maintenance, and cultural image.

VIII.In case of violation of the aforementioned rules, those who do not heed advice, intervention, or departure requests may be reported to the police for assistance.

IX.Damaging the Museum’s garden plants, exhibits, or facilities may lead the Museum to file criminal damage charges and seek civil compensation for damages.

X.The Museum may suspend the opening of specific areas or facilities within the museum premises during major events, utility inspections, such as water and electricity, natural disasters, emergencies, or other force majeure events. During exhibition changes, renovations, construction, or special incidents, the Museum may suspend the opening of specific areas as needed.

XI.For events held in the outdoor garden plaza, organizers are requested to follow the Museum’s venue usage guidelines.